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A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary

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  • Heckman, James J.

    ()
    (University of Chicago)

  • Moon, Seong Hyeok

    ()
    (University of Chicago)

  • Pinto, Rodrigo

    ()
    (University of Chicago)

  • Savelyev, Peter

    ()
    (University of Chicago)

  • Yavitz, Adam

    ()
    (University of Chicago)

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This paper summarizes our recent work on the rate of return and cost-benefit ratio of an influential early childhood program.

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Paper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Policy Papers with number 17.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2010
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Publication status: forthcoming in: Arthur Reynolds, Arthur Rolnick, Michelle Englund, and Judy A. Temple (eds.), Cost-Effective Programs in Children's First Decade: A Human Capital Integration. New York: Cambridge University Press
Handle: RePEc:iza:izapps:pp17

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Keywords: early childhood; rate of return; cost-benefit analysis;

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    by chris dillow in Stumbling and Mumbling on 2010-08-25 13:29:24
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  1. Adema, Willem, 2012. "Setting the scene: The mix of family policy objectives and packages across the OECD," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 487-498.

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